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CAA hears of Nursing program, approves 8 items

Emilie Bowman, Staff Reporter

August 22, 2019

The Council of Academic Affairs approved eight executive actions during its meeting Thursday, allowing course description and prerequisite changes in classes like BIO 3888G and TEC 4970. The council then heard a proposal from Provost Jay Gatrell, who is in the process of creating a nursing program...

CAA to discuss BIO course amends

Emilie Bowman, Staff Reporter

August 21, 2019

The Council on Academic Affairs will vote on modifying biology course BIO 3888G to include the study abroad course on Tuesday during its 2 p.m. meeting in Room 4440 of Booth Library. The council will also vote on seven more executive action items. Along with biology, TEC 4970 or Special Topics...

CASL to be suspended; 2019 Faculty Laureate named

CASL to be suspended; 2019 Faculty Laureate named

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor

April 25, 2019

The Council on Academic Affairs discussed a memo announcing the suspension of the ad hoc Committee for the Assessment on Student Learning. According to the memo sent by Provost Jay Gatrell, CASL will be suspended for the academic year 2019-2020 and may be eliminated or reconfigured. No program report...

CAA to vote on theatre major revision

Staff Report

April 24, 2019

The Council on Academic Affairs has one item to be acted on for its April 25 meeting at 2 p.m. in Room 4440 of Booth Library. The council will vote on revisions to the theatre arts major. During the meeting, the council will also hear a report about the selection of the 2019 Faculty Laureate and th...

CAA approves minor, concentration

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor

April 18, 2019

The Council on Academic Affairs approved 11 items including a new music minor and concentration. Shellie Gregorich, Music Department chair, and Bradley Decker, instructor of music composition and technology, spoke for the seven items related to the music department. Gregorich said she thinks the new mino...

CAA to vote on 11 items during Thursday meeting at Booth Library

Staff Report

April 17, 2019

The Council on Academic Affairs will vote on 11 items during their meeting Thursday at 2:30 p.m. in the 4440 room of Booth Library. The items include a new concentration, one revised major, one new minor, seven new courses and one revised course. Seven on the items are music related, including...

CAA approves new options, course

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor

March 28, 2019

The Council on Academic Affairs approved three new options and one new course for non-licensure teaching during its meeting Thursday. The three new options will focus on early childhood education, elementary education and middle level education. The new course, which is called “Internship in Educ...

CAA to vote on education items

Staff Report

March 27, 2019

The Council on Academic Affairs will vote on four education-related items during their meeting Thursday in Room 4440 of Booth Library at 2 p.m. Three of the items are new education options, including options for early childhood education, elementary education and middle-level education. A new course...

CAA to add agenda items

Staff Reporter

March 20, 2019

The Council on Academic Affairs will be adding four items to be acted on at its next meeting on March 27 during its Thursday meeting. The council will also hear a report during the meeting about the Gen Ed Coordinator Screening Committee. Other items to be discussed are the Faculty Laureate Selection...

CAA approves 15 items including new minors

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor

March 1, 2019

The Council on Academic Affairs tabled two agenda items and approved 15 during their meeting Thursday. Item numbers 19-027, THA 3335: Musical Theatre Performance and 19-028, THA Course of Study, were both tabled during the meeting. CAA Chair Marita Gronnvoll said there was a request to table the items...

CAA to vote on revisions to majors, minors

Staff Report

February 27, 2019

The Council on Academic Affairs will vote on 17 actions items during their meeting in Room 4440 of Booth Library at 2 p.m. Thursday. The items include theater, math, communications and other disciplines across the list of three major revisions, one new minor, two revised minors, five new courses, fo...

CAA approves 2 new courses

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor

February 21, 2019

The Council on Academic Affairs approved new Special Education courses and a new option, as well as a Political Science option, minor and major revisions. The tabled items, 19-015, SPE 4910: Non-Licensure Programming and Services for Individuals with Disabilities and 19-016, SPE 4911: Internship, were...

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